The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 723 837 786
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 191 145 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 160 135 193
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +87 185 £45,000 +40.62% 17
South East +27 66 £45,000 +42.85% 3
London +93 65 £55,000 +56.02% 6
Berkshire +23 45 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Reading +1 22 £57,500 +130.00% 1
East of England +33 18 £44,750 +1.93%
Hertfordshire +32 18 £44,750 +49.16%
Yorkshire +42 14 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Surrey +38 13 £55,000 +91.30% 1
North West +24 11 £32,750 +11.01% 1
Watford - 11 £44,500 -
Leeds - 11 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead -2 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Manchester 0 8 £32,750 +11.01% 1
Bracknell - 7 £42,500 -
Guildford +18 6 £37,500 +50.00% 1
East Sussex - 6 £32,500 -
Egham - 6 £55,000 -
Brighton - 6 £32,500 -
South West -7 5 £37,500 +38.88% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £45,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
North East - 5 £45,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +12 4 £41,250 -2.94% 3
City of London +64 3 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Stockport -4 3 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Merseyside -9 3 - -
Liverpool -18 3 - -

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 337 (100.00%) Linux
2 178 (52.82%) Windows
3 147 (43.62%) Red Hat
4 120 (35.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 107 (31.75%) Unix
6 106 (31.45%) Perl
7 100 (29.67%) SQL Server
8 99 (29.38%) Oracle
8 99 (29.38%) Apache
8 99 (29.38%) VMware
9 95 (28.19%) Tomcat
10 94 (27.89%) MySQL
11 88 (26.11%) Puppet
12 87 (25.82%) Firewall
13 84 (24.93%) Python
13 84 (24.93%) JBoss
14 81 (24.04%) TCP/IP
15 74 (21.96%) SQL
16 70 (20.77%) SAN
16 70 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
17 69 (20.47%) ITIL
18 66 (19.58%) HTTP
19 62 (18.40%) WebLogic
20 60 (17.80%) Windows Server
21 58 (17.21%) LDAP
21 58 (17.21%) WebSphere
22 56 (16.62%) Bash Shell
23 55 (16.32%) NAS
23 55 (16.32%) Active Directory
24 53 (15.73%) LAMP

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (29.38%) Apache
2 95 (28.19%) Tomcat
3 84 (24.93%) JBoss
4 62 (18.40%) WebLogic
5 58 (17.21%) WebSphere
6 47 (13.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 34 (10.09%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (7.72%) nginx
9 25 (7.42%) IIS
10 15 (4.45%) OpenStack
11 11 (3.26%) MS Exchange
12 9 (2.67%) Skype for Business
13 4 (1.19%) CMS
13 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.89%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.59%) Drupal
16 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (14.84%) SaaS
3 21 (6.23%) PaaS
4 18 (5.34%) Office 365
5 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.59%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (25.82%) Firewall
2 81 (24.04%) TCP/IP
3 70 (20.77%) SAN
4 66 (19.58%) HTTP
5 58 (17.21%) LDAP
6 55 (16.32%) NAS
7 33 (9.79%) DNS
8 30 (8.90%) VPN
9 23 (6.82%) LAN
9 23 (6.82%) VLAN
9 23 (6.82%) VoIP
10 21 (6.23%) WAN
11 14 (4.15%) Internet
12 13 (3.86%) DHCP
12 13 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (3.86%) Wireshark
13 12 (3.56%) SMTP
14 11 (3.26%) SSL
15 10 (2.97%) MPLS
15 10 (2.97%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 94 (27.89%) MySQL
3 43 (12.76%) Relational Database
4 36 (10.68%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.59%) Big Data
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.26%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.08%) JMeter
3 6 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 47 (13.95%) Finance
2 27 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 25 (7.42%) Banking
4 23 (6.82%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.26%) Marketing
5 11 (3.26%) Retail
6 9 (2.67%) Electronics
7 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.19%) Front Office
9 3 (0.89%) German Language
9 3 (0.89%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.73%) LAMP
2 52 (15.43%) Web Services
3 39 (11.57%) Middleware
4 18 (5.34%) HTML
5 15 (4.45%) .NET
6 10 (2.97%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (2.97%) MCollective
7 7 (2.08%) CSS
8 6 (1.78%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.78%) Regular Expression
9 5 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (1.48%) XML
10 3 (0.89%) ELK Stack
10 3 (0.89%) JSON
10 3 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.59%) COM
11 2 (0.59%) REST
12 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.30%) ODBC
12 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (5.64%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.15%) Clustering
5 14 (4.15%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.86%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.37%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.37%) Xbox
8 6 (1.78%) PACS
9 5 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.48%) Replication
10 4 (1.19%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.89%) Equities
12 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 337 (100.00%) Linux
2 178 (52.82%) Windows
3 120 (35.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 107 (31.75%) Unix
5 60 (17.80%) Windows Server
6 35 (10.39%) CentOS
7 25 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (5.64%) Solaris
9 17 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (4.45%) Debian
11 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.97%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.08%) AIX
13 7 (2.08%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.78%) SUSE
15 5 (1.48%) VMS
16 3 (0.89%) HPUX
16 3 (0.89%) IRIX
16 3 (0.89%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.47%) ITIL
2 37 (10.98%) Web Operations
3 36 (10.68%) Incident Management
4 27 (8.01%) DevOps
5 19 (5.64%) Configuration Management
5 19 (5.64%) Load Balancing
6 18 (5.34%) High Availability
6 18 (5.34%) Problem Management
7 17 (5.04%) Network Design
8 16 (4.75%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.45%) ITSM
10 13 (3.86%) Change Management
11 11 (3.26%) Analytics
11 11 (3.26%) Workflow
12 10 (2.97%) Coaching
12 10 (2.97%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.97%) Time Management
13 9 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (2.67%) Change Control
13 9 (2.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.45%) Perl
2 84 (24.93%) Python
3 74 (21.96%) SQL
4 56 (16.62%) Bash Shell
5 45 (13.35%) PowerShell
6 43 (12.76%) Java
7 31 (9.20%) C
8 30 (8.90%) Shell Script
9 25 (7.42%) Ruby
10 21 (6.23%) PHP
11 14 (4.15%) JavaScript
12 13 (3.86%) C++
13 8 (2.37%) C#
14 6 (1.78%) Korn
15 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.30%) AWK
16 1 (0.30%) C-shell
16 1 (0.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 52 (15.43%) Degree
2 18 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.67%) CISSP
5 8 (2.37%) CEH
5 8 (2.37%) RHCE
6 7 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (1.78%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.19%) CCNA
8 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.19%) MCSE
8 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.19%) PhD
9 3 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) HND
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) LPIC
10 1 (0.30%) RHCT
10 1 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.97%) SLA
2 9 (2.67%) QA
3 7 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) DICOM
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (16.32%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (8.01%) VMware ESX
4 23 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (5.34%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.97%) Docker
6 10 (2.97%) qmail
6 10 (2.97%) Squid
7 9 (2.67%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.78%) vSphere
9 4 (1.19%) NFS
9 4 (1.19%) Samba
10 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.89%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.59%) vCloud
11 2 (0.59%) XenApp
12 1 (0.30%) RHEV
12 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (26.11%) Puppet
2 52 (15.43%) Nagios
3 34 (10.09%) OpenAM
4 25 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.86%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.26%) logstash
6 11 (3.26%) ZABBIX
7 10 (2.97%) Cacti
7 10 (2.97%) collectd
7 10 (2.97%) Ganglia
7 10 (2.97%) Graphite
8 7 (2.08%) Ansible
9 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.48%) vMotion
10 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.89%) Nessus
11 3 (0.89%) Nmap
12 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.59%) yum
Vendors
1 147 (43.62%) Red Hat
2 99 (29.38%) Oracle
2 99 (29.38%) VMware
3 43 (12.76%) Sun
4 41 (12.17%) Microsoft
5 30 (8.90%) Cisco
6 17 (5.04%) HP
6 17 (5.04%) Splunk
7 13 (3.86%) Veeam
8 12 (3.56%) Symantec
9 10 (2.97%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.97%) NetApp
10 9 (2.67%) Juniper
11 8 (2.37%) LogRhythm
11 8 (2.37%) Sybase
12 7 (2.08%) Brocade
13 6 (1.78%) EMC
14 5 (1.48%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.48%) SAP
15 4 (1.19%) Isilon
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £excellent + on call
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
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Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
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Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
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